Sara Ervin

PhD student, Graduate Studies

Sara Ervin is a first year PhD student in Grady College at the University of Georgia, concentrating in crisis communication. Her research interests are in emergency preparedness and disaster management. Specifically, how to mitigate communication issues during crisis and examining the role social media has on disasters. Sara has worked for UGA’s College of Public Health for four years. She received a master’s degree in Mass Communication from Valdosta State University.

Publications:
Conceptualization of a Health Care Coalition Framework in Georgia Based on the Existing Regional Coordinating Hospital Infrastructure Authors: C. Harris, T. Waltz, J. Patrick O’Neal, K. Nadeau, M. Crumpton, S. Ervin | Journal: Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness December 2015

Educational Background
M.A. in Mass Communications, Valdosta State University
B.S. in Rural Studies, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College